Time Value of Money

The Time Value of Money is an important factor when looking at any type of investment analysis.  The basic calculations refer to the question of how much an investment made today will produce in the future.  A sales mentor of mine once said, “I would rather make...

Investors vs. Users

There are essentially two categories all commercial real estate owners fall into: investors or users.   Investors purchase the property and then lease it out to tenants to generate income, while owner/users utilize the building, or a space within the building, for...

Real Estate vs. Stocks

Historically stocks and bonds were the only major asset classes monitored by institutions and individual investors.  Yet within the past 10 years, commercial real estate has become another major asset class that has roughly fallen somewhere between high yield/high...

Strategic Analysis

Depending upon your interest in a commercial property (ie. investor, developer, user), you may look at facts through a different lens.  However, almost all decision makers should at least look at all of the following before pulling the trigger on a building: Market...